Longview Man Convicted Of Murder

After 3 days of testimony, a Longview man is found guilty of murder. 20 year old Josef Tyree Merced is convicted for the August killing of a man he admitted to meeting in jail. Merced gunned down Alfonso Hall at his home, trying to make it look like a drug deal gone bad. Today the jury assessed a 99 year prison term for Merced.

Bob Hallmark, Reporting bhallmark@kltv.com